Kraak Family History

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Kraak Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch crake, craek ‘ship’,‘galleon’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a ship builder or a mariner. German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Raak, Krack, Kruck, Krans, Kaas, Krock, Krick, Kauk, Kraut, Kraai

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Kraak Family Origin

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Kraak Family Occupations

What did your Kraak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kraak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kraak's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Work were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kraak. A less common occupation for the Kraak family was Wagonmaker.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Work

  • Wagonmaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kraak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kraak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kraak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kraak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 777 immigration records available for the last name Kraak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 404 military records available for the last name Kraak. For the veterans among your Kraak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kraak Life Expectancy

What is the average Kraak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Kraak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kraak in 1953 was 46, and 78 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kraak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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